Loeries Announces Internet, Mobile & Interactive and Media Innovation Judging Panels

The Loeries is pleased to announce the Internet, Mobile & Interactive and the Media Innovation judging panels for The 34th Annual Loerie Awards.

Internet, Mobile & Interactive Panel

Co-Chairman: Clint Bryce, Group Chief Creative Officer, Quirk
Co-Chairman: Matthew Ross, Executive Creative Director, PUNK, King James
Joanne Reidy, Digital Designer
Johann Schwella, Digital Producer, 140 BBDO
Jon Mckenzie, Executive Creative Director, Native
Kabelo Moshapalo, Creative Director, MESH/Draftfcb
Mark Tomlinson, Executive Creative Director, HelloComputer
Nicholas Wittenberg, Creative Director, Ogilvy
Paul Tooze, Creative Director, Wireframe Studios
Pete Case, Executive Creative Director, Gloo Digital Design
Preston Thomas, Technical Director, Pixel Project

Media Innovation Panel

Anne van Rensburg, Media Director, The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town
Elsa Carpenter-Frank, Managing Partner, Initiative Media
Gordon Patterson, Group Managing Director, Starcom
Ken Varejes, Group Chief Executive Officer, Primedia Unlimited
Linda Gibson, Chief Executive Officer, Ads24
Luisa Belter, Consultant-at-large
Michelle Meyjes, Chief Executive Officer MEC Group and Chairperson GroupM
Richard Procter, Director, Vizeum
Trevor Ormerod, General Manager, Avusa
Virginia Hollis, Media Consultant

The Internet, Mobile & Interactive category will be awarded on Saturday 22 September and the Media Innovation category on Sunday 23 September, at The 34th Annual Loerie Awards at the CTICC. Tickets for the awards are on sale at www.theloerieawards.co.za.

Other categories to be awarded on each evening are as follows:

Saturday 22 September – Communication Design; Direct & PR Communication; Internet, Mobile & Interactive Communication; Outdoor, Street-Pole & Collateral Media; Print Communication; Student

Sunday 23 September – Integrated Campaigns; Live Events, Activations & Sponsorship; Media Innovation; Radio Communication; Rest of Africa & the Middle East; TV, Film & Video Communication; Ubuntu Award

Creative Week Cape Town 15 – 23 September
This year, judging will immediately precede the awards ceremonies and form a part of Creative Week Cape Town. Finalists will be announced throughout the week and the judging will conclude with a Seminar at City Hall on Friday 21 September, with the Loeries international jury chairmen and other global brand leaders.

Do not miss any of the official Loeries activities during Creative Week. Take advantage of the special four-night accommodation packages (Thursday – Monday) that are available with Tsogo Sun, the Official Accommodation Partner of the Loeries. Tsogo Sun have a selection of hotels to suit any budget and will provide four nights bed and breakfast – and you only pay for three nights!

Tempest, the Official Car Hire partner of The Loerie Awards, will provide special vehicle rental rates to all Loeries bookings for the Creative Week Cape Town period (15 – 23 September). Tempest will donate 10% of all Loerie rentals to the Creative Future Scholarship.

Book your tickets, accommodation and transport online www.theloerieawards.co.za.

Major Sponsors

The major sponsors of The 34th Annual Loerie Awards are Cape Town Tourism, The City of Cape Town and Gearhouse South Africa.

Additional Sponsors and Official Suppliers

Adams & Adams Attorneys, ADreach, Antalis, Aon South Africa, Associated Magazines, Avusa Media, Backsberg,  BEE Online, Black Powder, Bouffant, Cape Town Partnership, Commercial Producers Association, Freq’ncy, Gallo Images, Graphica, GreaterCapital, Greensky,  Hetzner, Mail & Guardian, Newsclip, Ornico Group, Paygate, PocketMedia Solutions, Rocketseed, SABC, Tempest Car Hire, The Jupiter Drawing Room South Africa (Johannesburg), Think iT Solutions, Tsogo Sun, Ultra Litho, YouTube

Travelling Exhibition Venues and Dates

Dates to remember:
Concept Interactive, Cape Town   16 – 20 July 2012
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, PE 6 – 15 August 2012
Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria   27 – 31 August 2012
Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 8 – 12 October 2012
Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein    29 October – 2 November 2012

Important Loerie dates to diarise:

Migrate magazine – issue 15
Now available at Exclusive Books & CNA stores

33rd Loeries printed Annual
Available at Exclusive Books, Pulp Books & the Loeries website

Creative Week Cape Town 15 – 23 September 2012
Judging Week at City Hall 17 – 20 September
Seminar at City Hall – 21 September

The 34th Annual Loerie Awards at the CTICC
22 & 23 September 2012

Migrate magazine – issue 16
November 2012

For more information go to www.theloerieawards.co.za

Ends

¬¬For more information please contact:
Michelle Barrett
Media & Operations Manager
The Loerie Awards
011 326 0304
michelle@theloerieawards.co.za

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